Union Home and Co-operation Minister, Amit Shah has formally inaugurated the National Cyber Forensic Laboratory (NCFL) in Hyderabad today. The Home Minister inaugurated the premium laboratory at the premises of the Central Forensic Science Laboratory located at Ramanthapur in the city.
The Cyber and Information Security Division of the Home Ministry has set up the NCFL at the CFSL under Cyber Crime Prevention against Women and Child scheme. The Project was awarded to the CFSL with an estimated cost of about 35.51 crore rupees.
The Home Minister has uncovered the plaque and visited the laboratory, analysis wing, and High-End Forensic Smart Server. The scientists, on the occasion, explained to the Home Minister how one can use the repository of data even from a remote place and how to reduce turn around time of the cases with quality reports.
The NCFL has created 4 specialized Hi-tech units with state-of-the-art facilities to address issues in the field of digital forensics, which include a Mobile phone embedded system examination unit, a Digital storage Media Examination Unit, an Advanced Digital Forensic Unit, and Crime Scene Unit.